Vard Electro Canada expands into US with Houston office

(VANCOUVER, British Columbia) — Vard Electro Canada has announced the opening of new operations in United States. Vard Electro U.S. Inc. will be based in Houston, Texas to serve the North American maritime industry, offering the marine electrical engineering, procurement solutions and vessel system integration that Vard Electro is well known for worldwide.

“Vard Electro has over decades served shipyards and shipowners all over the world,” said Andrea Qualizza, general manager for Vard Electro. “We have operated in the Canadian market since 2014, and we see there is a market for our services in the U.S. The establishment in Canada, and now in the United States, is important for us to be close to our customers.”

Vard Electro is a specialized subsidiary in the Vard Group majority owned by Fincantieri. The U.S. location was chosen for centrality to better serve the American market as well as others globally.

“Thanks to Canada’s National Shipbuilding Strategy, Vard Electro Canada was able to grow to a successful business in just over four years,” said Pierre Poulain, managing director for Vard Electro Canada. “We have been looking to continue to grow our business south of the border for some time now. It is very exciting to be finally making the leap and opening our first U.S. office in Houston. Our team is ready for the new opportunities this brings us, and we will continue to provide our trusted electrical engineering services and integrated solutions to our U.S. and global clients.”

Vard Electro U.S. Inc. will be located at 15995 North Barkers Landing, Suite 125, Houston.

– Vard Electro Canada

By Professional Mariner Staff